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Prof to discuss archeological research on prison site

David R. Bush, PhD., Heidelberg University, Tiffin, will present a program at 7 p.m. July 16 at the Ida Rupp Public Library covering his archeological work at the Johnson’s Island Confederate Prison and Cemetery.Bush began his archeological study of the Johnson’s Island site in 1989. Professor Bush’s research has yielded…
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Obama makes stops in Ottawa County

President Barack Obama made two unannounced stops in Ottawa County Thursday during the first day of his “Betting on America” bus tour. Valerie Winterfield was at Kozy Corners with her kids on Thursday when Secret Service agents announced the President’s plan to stop there for lunch. She said they searched…
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Summerfest kicks off Friday in Marblehead

The First Annual Marblehead Summerfest will include a full schedule of activities. The fun-filled event will take place in James Park, Marblehead, and will begin Friday, July 6 and end on Sunday, July 8. D&R Shows will bring in 10-14 amusement rides. There will be rides for everyone including kiddie…
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Democrats form new club

The newly formed Port Clinton Area Democratic Club will be holding its meetings at 5:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month at club headquarters, 432 Fremont Road, Port Clinton.The club’s goal is to have guest speaker programs, instructional workshops, recruit and support of candidates representing the Port Clinton…
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Sign up now for community garage sale

Marblehead is having a community garage sale Saturday, July 14th. Organizers are looking for village and township residents to participate in the sale. Residents will be displaying their treasures in front of participating shops on Main Street.For details and registration, stop by the Jodie McCallum Gallery at 724 W. Main…
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Register now for ‘Walk to Remember’

The The Compassionate Friends of Ottawa County invites bereaved parents, siblings, relatives and friends to register now for a 1-mile “Walk to Remember” at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 22.As the world’s largest self-help bereavement organization, The Compassionate Friends offers friendship, understanding and hope to families that have experienced the death…
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Commissioners Stahl, Arndt kickoff campaigns

Ottawa County Commissioners Mark Stahl and Steve Arndt will have some important company this Wednesday when they hold their Campaign Kickoff at Catawba Island Club from 7 to 9 p.m. Ohio Republican Chairman Bob Bennett and long-time State Rep. Randy Gardner will also be on hand for the event. In…
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